Why One Hack Is Different From Another For Consumers

I often field questions about what certain news stories mean in general and to the person asking me.  These questions tend to include “what should I do” followed by “is that what you’re doing?”

First – As the About page states, these are my views and not indicative of any employer or any other associate of mine.

Equifax Hack – Your First Steps

Several people have asked what steps to take to protect themselves, particularly their electronic identity, in the wake of the Equifax hack.  Here are some suggested steps that, while not guaranteed to provide protection, at least give you an idea of things I’m doing with some links to make it easier.

Creatively Exposing Your Business to Risk

There are many ways a business can be exposed to risks and some of them can seem like great ideas.
While I visiting a retail location recently, I noticed this sign.

 

The sign asks patrons to text a local number if they notice the facility needs maintenance